Rangel Valchanov is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Assistant Director Bulgare born on 12 october 1928
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Nationality BulgarieBirth 12 october 1928Death 30 september 2013
(at 84 years)
Rangel Valchanov (Bulgarian: Рангел Вълчанов; 12 October 1928 – 30 September 2013) (also seen as Vulchanov) was a Bulgarian cinema actor and director.
He finished theater directing at the Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in 1953. He started working as an assistant director and subsequently as a director. Valchanov worked in Czechoslovakia between 1970 and 1972 where he continued to work on films. He became a member of the European film academy and a "People's artist" in the People's Republic of Bulgaria. He was voted as the best Bulgarian film director of the 20th century.
His 1986 film Where Are You Going? was screened in the Un Certain Regard section the 1986 Cannes Film Festival and was entered into the main competition at the 15th Moscow International Film Festival.
Rangel Valchanov died on 30 September 2013.
Rangel naît dans le village de Krivina, dans le district de Sofia. Il est diplômé de la Krastyo Sarafov National Academy for Theater and Film Arts en 1953. Il commence à travailler comme assistant réalisateur, avant de devenir réalisateur de films pour le cinéma. Il a travaillé en Tchécoslovaquie de 1970 à 1972.
Ses films les plus remarquables sont On a Small Island (1958), Sun and Shadow (1962), Judge and the Forest (1975), The Unknown Soldier's Patent Leather Shoes (1979), Whither Now? (1988). Son film Where Are You Going? a été projeté dans la section Un certain regard au Festival de Cannes en 1986 et a figuré sur la liste de la 15e édition du Festival international du film de Moscou.
Le 9 octobre 2012, il est élu membre de l'Académie bulgare des sciences.
Il meurt d'un cancer le 30 septembre 2013, âgé de 84 ans.